Barrett named executive medical director of Vanderbilt Emergency Services

Tyler Barrett, MD, MSCI, associate professor of Emergency Medicine, has been named executive medical director of Vanderbilt Emergency Services and Vanderbilt University Adult Emergency Department.

Responding to an active threat on campus: Know what to do

Being familiar with emergency response procedures for an active threat on campus is critical to the safety of campus community members and can enhance first responders’ ability to contain a threat.

Emergency training exercise scheduled for Nov. 3

Vanderbilt’s Office of Emergency Preparedness, Fire and Workplace Safety will host representatives from across the university for an emergency table-top training exercise Nov. 3.

Vanderbilt Police establishes new emergency preparedness unit

The Vanderbilt University Police Department has established a new unit dedicated to preparing for and managing emergency situations, such as those related to severe weather, large special events, dignitary visits and Vanderbilt sporting events and concerts.

Understanding Vanderbilt emergency sirens and AlertVU

Severe weather in Nashville March 18 prompted the sounding of Metropolitan Nashville’s sirens and also prompted some questions about Vanderbilt’s notification system.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt takes steps to reduce accidental drowning